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2017-18

Fall 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017
Center for the Study of Inequality, Institute for the Social Sciences, and Cornell Population Center Welcome Reception
3:30PM-5:00PM, CHE Commons
(no RSVP required, appetizers and refreshing beverages served)

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Alexes Harris (Sociology, University of Washington)
A Pound of Flesh: Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor
1:25PM-2:40PM, Klarman Hall KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

Friday, September 22, 2017
Sasha Killewald (Sociology, Harvard University)
Moved to Opportunity: The Effect of Public Housing Demolition on Labor Market Outcomes of Children
12:00PM-1:15PM, 102 Mann Library
As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series (Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Lourdes Beneria (Professor Emerita, City and Regional Planning)
Gender and Global Change: Reflections on a Historical Path
4:30PM-6:00PM, ILR Conference Center, Room 423

Friday, October 6, 2017
Asad L. Asad (Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Inequality)
System Embeddedness: How Immigrants Perceive the Risk of Deportation
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall G08

Friday, October 13, 2017
Jenna Nobles (Sociology, University of Wisconsin – Madison)
Characterizing Cohort Loss Before Birth
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series (Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences)

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Carla Shedd (Urban Education, CUNY)
Unequal City: Race, Schools, and Perceptions of Injustice
1:25PM-2:40PM, Klarman Hall KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

Friday, October 20, 2017
Michel DeGraff (Linguistics, MIT)
Language, Education, and (In)equality in Haiti: Struggling through Centuries of Coloniality
3:30PM-5:00PM, Uris Hall G08
Co-Sponsored with Linguistics, Romance Studies, Africana Studies & Research Center, and Sociology.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Charles Payne (Henry Rutgers Professor of African American Studies and Director of the Joseph Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Research, Rutgers University – Newark)
Educational Inequality in the Age of Trump
3:30PM-5:00PM, McGraw Hall 165

Thursday, November 2 – Friday, November 3, 2017
Stanford University
Conference: The Sociology and Economics of Public Goods, Commodification and Rising Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

In partnership with the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality.

Thursday, November 9 – Friday, November 10, 2017
Cornell University
Conference: Criminalizing Immigrants: Border Controls, Enforcement, and Resistance

In partnership with the Cornell Population Center and sponsorship from the Frank  H. T. Rhodes Annual Symposium Fund

Keynote Address
David Cook-Martín (Social Research and Public Policy, NYU – Abu Dhabi)
How Nation-States Enforce Boundaries: The Reconciliation of People and Markets Through Migration Policy
4:30PM-6:00PM, Biotechnology Building, Room G10

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Lisa Wade (Sociology, Occidental College)
American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus
1:25PM-2:40PM, Klarman Hall KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
Meets as part of Controversies About Inequality.

Friday, November 17, 2017
Tyson Brown (Sociology, Duke University)
Life Course Lens on Health Inequality: The Intersection of Race, Nativity
and Aging

12:00PM-1:15PM, 102 Mann Library
As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series (Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences)

Friday, December 1, 2017
Bridget Goosby (Sociology, University of Nebraska – Lincoln)
Discrimination, Dynamic Stress Processes, and Health Risk across the Life Course
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series (Co-Sponsored by Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences)

Spring 2018 Events

Friday, January 26, 2018
Mary Pattillo (Sociology and African American Studies, Northwestern University)
Statutory Inequality: The Logics of Monetary Sanctions in State Law
12:00PM-1:15PM, G87 MVR Hall
 As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series, co-sponsored with Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, February 2, 2018
Michèle Lamont (Sociology, Harvard University)
Addressing the Recognition Gap: Destigmatization and the Reduction of Inequality
3:30PM-5:00PM, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall

Friday, February 9, 2018 – 2 events
Ann Morning (Sociology, New York University)
Far Back in the Family Tree: Multiraciality Across Generations
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series, co-sponsored with Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Paul Pierson (Political Science, University of California – Berkeley)
The Risk of “Democratic Backsliding”: How Inequality & Polarization Threaten American Democracy
3:30PM-5:00PM, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
As part of The Difficulty of Democracy: Challenges and Prospects Series organized by the Program on Ethics and Public Life, co-sponsored by CSI
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Monday, February 26, 2018
Nicholas Carnes (Political Science, Duke University)
Why Is the U.S. Government an Upper-Class Club?: Class Barriers to Political Office and the Future of American Democracy
4:30PM-6:00PM, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
As part of The Difficulty of Democracy: Challenges and Prospects Series organized by the Program on Ethics and Public Life, co-sponsored by CSI

Friday, March 9, 2018
Peter Bearman (Social Sciences, Columbia University)
The Neural Signatures of Social Life
12:00PM-1:15PM, G87 MVR
As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series, co-sponsored with Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, March 16, 2018
Jacob William Faber (Public Service, NYU – Wagner)
Redlined Yesterday and Redlined today: the Home Owners Loan Corporation’s Long Shadow
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series, co-sponsored with Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, March 23, 2018
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez (International and Public Affairs, Columbia University)
Politics at Work: How Employers Use their Workers to Shape U.S. Politics and Policy
Followed by a
Panel Discussion with Rosemary Batt (Alice Cook Professor of Women and Work, Cornell University) and Suzanne Mettler (Clinton Rossiter Professor of American Institutions, Cornell University)
3:30PM-5:00PM, G08 Uris Hall

Monday, March 26, 2018
Michael Dawson (Political Science, University of Chicago)
4:30PM-6:00PM, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
As part of The Difficulty of Democracy: Challenges and Prospects Series organized by the Program on Ethics and Public Life, co-sponsored by CSI

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Shobha Satyanath (Linguistics, University of Delhi)
Rethinking Bilingualism: Multiple perspectives from India
4:30PM-6:00PM, 107 Morrill Hall
Co-Sponsored with the South Asia Program and Linguistics

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Mitchell Duneier (Sociology, Princeton University)
GHETTO: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea
4:30PM-6:00PM, Klarman KG70 (Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium)
Co-Sponsored with Jewish Studies Program, Africana Studies and Research Center, Sociology, American Studies, and City and Regional Planning

Thursday, April 12 – Friday, April 13, 2018
Conference: “A Republic, If We Can Keep It”
New America, 740 15th St., N.W., Suite 90, Washington, DC 20005

Friday, April 13, 2018
Vesla Weaver (Political Science, Johns Hopkins University)
Portals to Politics: Grassroots Narratives of Policing in the “Low End,” Downtown Baltimore, South L.A., and the 53206
12:00PM-1:15PM, G87 MVR
As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series, co-sponsored with Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Friday, April 20, 2018
Leah Platt Boustan (Economics, Princeton University)
12:00PM-1:15PM, 142 MVR Hall
As part of Innovations in Population Science Seminar Series, co-sponsored with Cornell Population Center & Institute for the Social Sciences

Monday, April 30, 2018
Arlie Hochschild (Sociology, University of California – Berkeley)
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger at Government vs. Liberal Hopes, Can we Come Together without Losing Ground?
4:30PM-6:00PM, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
As part of The Difficulty of Democracy: Challenges and Prospects Series organized by the Program on Ethics and Public Life, co-sponsored by CSI

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Maggie R. Jones, PhD ’12 (Economist, Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications, U.S. Census Bureau)
Race and Economic Opportunity in the United States: An Intergenerational Perspective
1:15PM-2:45PM, Location TBD
Co-Sponsored with Policy Analysis and Management & Cornell Population Center

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